Paris Saint Germain overcomes Lorient 2-1. HIGHLIGHTS

LORIENT. Paris Saint Germain bested Lorient to win 2-1.

Paris Saint Germain overcomes Lorient 2-1. HIGHLIGHTS

LORIENT. Paris Saint Germain topped Lorient to win 2-1. It was Paris Saint Germain to strike first with an early goal of Neymar at the 9′. Then it was a goal in the 53′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, D. Pereira gave the win to Paris Saint Germain in the 81′ minute with a goal. Paris Saint Germain capitalized on its better ball possession (59%).

The match was played at the Stade Yves Allainmat – Le Moustoir stadium in Lorient on Sunday and it started at 1:00 pm local time. The referee was Benoît Bastien assisted by Hicham Zakrani and Aurélien Berthomieu. The 4th official was Azzedine Souifi. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 16.2 degrees Celsius or 61.09 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 78%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 41 Ball Possession 59
Shots
  • 7 Total 16
  • 2 On Target 8
  • 5 Off Target 8
  • 1 Shots blocked 3
  • 74 Attack 73
  • 54 Dangerous attack 79
  • 86 Ball safe​ 65
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 5 Corners 8
Fouls
  • 10 Total 9
  • 1 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Paris Saint Germain had a strong ball possession 59% while Lorient was struggling with a 41% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Paris Saint Germain was more aggressive with 79 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 8 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Paris Saint Germain won the encounter.​

Lorient shot 7 times, 2 on target, 5 off target. On the opposite side, Paris Saint Germain shot 16 times, 8 on target, 8 off target.

Cards

Lorient received 1 yellow card (B. Innocent). On the opposite side, Paris Saint Germain received 1 yellow card (A. Hakimi).

Match Timeline

9'
Neymar(goal)H. Ekitike
V. Mannone- sub ->Y. Mvogo
13'
T. Moffi(goal)
53'
B. Innocent- Yellow
65'
67'
R. Sanches- sub ->Vitinha
S. Diarra- sub ->T. Le Bris
73'
A. Aouchiche- sub ->J. Ponceau
73'
75'
C. Soler- sub ->H. Ekitike
76'
J. Bernat- sub ->N. Mendes
78'
A. Hakimi- Yellow
81'
D. Pereira(goal)Neymar
85'
P. Sarabia- sub ->K. Mbappe
85'
N. Mukiele- sub ->D. Pereira
I. Kone- sub ->B. Innocent
85'

Standings

After this match, Lorient will stay with 27 points like Olympique Marseille and Monaco to hold in the 6th place. On the opposite side, Paris Saint Germain will have 38 points to sit in the 1st place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Ligue 1, Lorient will play away against Strasbourg on the 13th of November with a 2-1 head to head stats in favor of Lorient (3 draws).

Paris Saint Germain will host Auxerre on the 13th of November with a 9-5 head to head in favor of Paris Saint Germain (4 draws).

Lorient – Formation

Lorient
G
Y. Mvogo 38.Switzerland
4.3
13'
D
V. Le Goff 25.France
6.5
D
J. Laporte 15.France
6.8
D
G. Kalulu 24.France
7.0
D
M. Talbi 3.Tunisia
6.6
M
B. Innocent 8.Nigeria
7.1
85' 65'
M
J. Ponceau 21.France
6.4
73'
M
E. Le Fée 10.France
7.8
M
T. Le Bris 37.France
6.1
73'
M
7.3
F
T. Moffi 13.Nigeria
7.8
Goals53'
Substitutes
G
V. Mannone 1.Italy
7.1
13'
D
D. Yongwa 12.Cameroon
D
C. Matsima 4.France
M
S. Diarra 7.France
6.4
73'
M
Y. Cathline 22.France
M
A. Aouchiche 70.France
6.4
73'
M
Q. Boisgard 17.France
F
C. Doucouré 29.France
F
I. Koné 9.Mali
85'

Lorient started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

The manager Régis Le Bris decided to play with the following team: Yvon Mvogo (4.3), Gedeon Kalulu (7.0), Julien Laporte (6.8), Montassar Talbi (6.6), Vincent Le Goff (6.5), Bonke Innocent (7.1), Dango Ouattara (7.3), Julien Ponceau (6.4), Enzo Le Fée (7.8), Théo Le Bris (6.1) and Terem Moffi (7.8).

The home team had on the bench: Stéphane Diarra (6.4), Siriné Doucouré, Ibrahima Kone, Darline Zidane Yongwa Ngameni, Yoann Cathline, Chrislain Matsima, Adil Aouchiche (6.4), Quentin Boisgard and Vito Mannone (7.1).

Substitutions

Lorient made 4 changes: Y. Mvogo for V. Mannone (13′), T. Le Bris for S. Diarra (73′), J. Ponceau for A. Aouchiche (73′) and B. Innocent for I. Kone (85′).

Best player: Enzo Le Fée​

The player that probably impressed the most for Lorient was Enzo Le Fée.

His rating is (7.8) with 63 passes (82% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 8. He performed 9 crosses.

Paris Saint Germain – Formation

Paris Saint Germain
G
G. Donnarumma 99.Italy
6.5
D
S. Ramos 4.Spain
7.6
D
M. Aoás Corrêa 5.Brazil
6.9
D
D. Hélio Pereira 15.Portugal
7.6
85' Goals81'
M
A. Hakimi Mouh 2.Morocco
7.2
78'
M
N. Mendes 25.Portugal
7.0
76'
M
M. Verratti 6.Italy
6.8
M
V. Machado Ferreira 17.Portugal
7.0
67'
F
N. da Silva 10.Brazil
9.0
Goals9'
F
7.0
85'
F
H. Ekitike 44.France
7.1
75'
Substitutes
G
S. Rico 16.Spain
D
J. Bernat 14.Spain
6.8
76'
D
E. Bitshiabu 31.France
D
N. Mukiele 26.France
85'
M
R. Sanches 18.Portugal
6.8
67'
M
P. Sarabia 19.Spain
85'
M
C. Soler 28.Spain
6.7
75'
M
I. Gharbi 35.France
M
W. Zaire 33.France

Paris Saint Germain started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

Christophe Galtier played with: Gianluigi Donnarumma (6.5), Sergio Ramos (7.6), Marquinhos (6.9), Danilo Pereira (7.6), Achraf Hakimi (7.2), Vitinha (7.0), Marco Verratti (6.8), Nuno Mendes (7.0), Neymar (9.0), Hugo Ekitiké (7.1) and Kylian Mbappé (7.0).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Renato Sanches (6.8), Pablo Sarabia, Juan Bernat (6.8), Sergio Rico, Carlos Soler (6.7), El Chadaille Bitshiabu, Ismael Gharbi, Nordi Mukiele and Warren Zaïre-Emery.

Substitutions

Paris Saint Germain made 5 changes: Vitinha for R. Sanches (67′), H. Ekitike for C. Soler (75′), N. Mendes for J. Bernat (76′), K. Mbappe for P. Sarabia (85′) and D. Pereira for N. Mukiele (85′).

Best player: Neymar​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Paris Saint Germain was Neymar.

His rating is (9.0) with 1 goal, 63 passes (82% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 11. He performed 6 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1.​